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Learn how to not only diagnose medical conditions, but also research better ways to treat, cure and prevent them with this major, which allows you to choose from specialised electives.

Graduates can find positions within industry, government, not-for-profit organisations or academia.

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Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Research director
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Biomedical technology scientist
  • Embryologist

Early-career salary

Biomedical Engineer

$48K–$71K

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Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Science
  • Genes, Cells & Evolution
  • Chemistry 1
  • Physical Basis of Biological Systems

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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